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Poland fires coach after loss to England

The Polish football association says it has fired national team coach Waldemar Fornalik following the team's 2-0 loss to England in a World Cup qualifying match. Wednesday's decision comes a day after Poland lost to England at Wembley Stadium, giving the English a spot in next year's tournament in Brazil. Poland lost its chance to qualify after losing to Ukraine last...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Poland fires coach Fornalik

Waldemar Fornalik has been sacked as coach of Poland's national team after 15 months in the post. The Polish Football Association made the announcement less than 24 hours after the team had lost 2-0 to England at Wembley. Poland ended their World Cup qualifying campaign a disappointing fourth in the Group H table - with 13 points from 10 games. Association chairman Zbigniew...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Lazio's Zauri rescues girl from well

Italian media say that Lazio defender Luciano Zauri rescued the granddaughter of Poland's Football Association president Zbigniew Boniek from a well she fell into at a restaurant in Rome. The seven-year-old girl fell into the 4 meter (13 feet) deep well on Sunday when the beam covering it gave in as she was taking a look in the mirror at the bathroom of a restaurant near Ponte...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Lazio's Zauri rescues granddaughter of Boniek

Italian media say that Lazio defender Luciano Zauri rescued the granddaughter of Poland's Football Association president Zbigniew Boniek from a well she fell into at a restaurant in Rome. The seven-year-old girl fell into the 4 meter- (13 feet-) deep well on Sunday when the beam covering it gave in as she was taking a look in the mirror at the bathroom of a restaurant near Ponte...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Boniek becomes new head of Polish FA

Poland's football association elected former star Zbigniew Boniek as its new president on Friday. The former Juventus forward succeeds Grzegorz Lato, amid calls to reform an association that has been blamed for poor national team performances, corruption in the domestic game and a failure to deal with stadium hooligans. Boniek, a national team great during the 1980s, won 61...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Poland's Football Association to choose new leader

Poland's Football Association is choosing a new president to succeed Grzegorz Lato amid calls for reforming the body blamed for poor team performances at home and internationally, corruption and tolerance for stadium hooligans. The 118 delegates at the FA convention will choose on Friday from five candidates, including 1980s great Zbigniew Boniek, and regional FA head in Lodz...
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October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Euro 2012, preview: Poland, Ukraine

Previous pages: << 1 , 2 POLAND It has been four decades since Poland could count itself among the top four in world football and 26 years since Zbigniew Boniek led his country to the 1986 World Cup semifinals in Mexico. When the Poles won the right to co-host this tournament, most of the major powers were gleeful: it was thought that they were pushovers. They are not...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Poland striker Wlodzimierz Smolarek dies at 54

The Polish football association has announced that former striker Wlodzimierz Smolarek has died. He was 54. Smolarek was part of the Poland team that finished third at the 1982 World Cup. He scored 13 goals in 60 games for Poland between 1980 and 1992. He began his club career at Widzew Lodz, and also played for Borussia Dortmund in Germany and in the Netherlands for Feyenoord...
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March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Boniek wants answers from Juve

Zbigniew Boniek has called on Juventus to explain their decision to exclude him from their list of 50 Black and...
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December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

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